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NTR enters French renewables market with acquisition of two wind projects

19 December 2018

NTR has entered the French renewables market with the acquisition of two wind projects together comprising just under 20MW and with a total capital investment of over €35 million. MORE ❯

Project Development & Execution

PNE Group: Gross Niendorf wind farm put into operation by WKN on schedule

19 December 2018

At the end of 2018, the PNE Group's subsidiary WKN GmbH put the Gross Niendorf wind energy project into operation on schedule after only three months’ construction time.
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Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

18 December 2018

Mercedes-Benz will buy wind power for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft. MORE ❯

Health, Safety & Environment

Highland communities in £28m funding boost

18 December 2018

Highland communities will benefit to the tune of £28millon thanks to Britain’s newest onshore wind farm, built by SSE Renewables.

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Business & FinanceMORE ❯
NTR has entered the French renewables market with the acquisition of two wind projects together comprising just under 20MW and with a total capital investment of over €35 million. MORE ❯
Project Development & ExecutionMORE ❯
At the end of 2018, the PNE Group's subsidiary WKN GmbH put the Gross Niendorf wind energy project into operation on schedule after only three months’ construction time.
MORE ❯
Policy & MarketsMORE ❯
Mercedes-Benz will buy wind power for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft. MORE ❯
Health, Safety & EnvironmentMORE ❯

Highland communities will benefit to the tune of £28millon thanks to Britain’s newest onshore wind farm, built by SSE Renewables.

MORE ❯

18 Dec | Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

Mercedes-Benz will buy wind power for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft.

17 Dec | Lower prices for onshore wind in second Greek renewables auction

Onshore wind won almost 160 MW of capacity in Greece’s second renewables auction. The prices were competitive, coming in within a range of €55–65/MWh.

06 Dec | Support for wind energy in Ireland continues to grow

  • More than four in five (83%) back wind energy
  • Significant increases in support for wind cutting CO2 emissions and providing cheaper electricity
  • 55% in favour of a wind farm being developed in their local area

03 Dec | Technology neutral tender 2018 determined

The technology neutral tender round for 2018 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 254 million (2018 prices).

19 Dec | NTR enters French renewables market with acquisition of two wind projects

NTR has entered the French renewables market with the acquisition of two wind projects together comprising just under 20MW and with a total capital investment of over €35 million.

17 Dec | Centrica launches support for renewable energy in Italy

Centrica plc has launched its route-to-market business in Italy, agreeing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Glennmont Partners for the trading and balancing of 315 MW of capacity on 13 onshore wind farms in Southern Italy and Sicily.

17 Dec | EDP Renováveis is awarded long-term CfD of wind at Greek energy auction

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world's largest wind energy producers, secured 20-year Contract-for-Difference (“CfD”) at the Greek wind energy auction to sell electricity produced by Aerorrachi 15 MW wind farm, located in North Greece a

13 Dec | SUSI Partners acquires Danish wind farm from European Energy

SUSI Partners AG acquires seven turbines in the Nøjsomheds Odde wind farm from European Energy Group through its Renewable Energy Fund II. The turbines are located in the municipality of Lolland, Denmark and have a total capacity of 25.2 MW.

07 Dec | Goodbye to the 4-Rotor Concept Turbine at Risø

The 4-Rotor Concept Turbine that was placed at DTU Risø Cam-pus is now dismantled. The testing of the concept is complete.

16 Oct | ACCIONA developing autonomous vehicles for underwater work within the SWARMs EUROPEAN R&D programme

  • These autonomous vehicles will be able to perform complex review and repair operations on underwater structures (ports, rigs, offshore wind turbines, etc.) without human intervention
  • They will contribute to minimising the environmental impact of dredging operations and to early detection of high concentrations of pollutants
  • The first trials were conducted in the Canary Islands, Norway and Romania

28 Sep | EDP Renewables opens pioneering battery-based energy storage facility

The Stocare Project is located next to the Cobadin wind farm in the Constanza region of Romania.

27 Sep | ACCIONA pioneers the use of blockchain technology to guarantee the renewable origin of stored energy

ACCIONA has applied the first system of its kind at its wind power facility in Barásoain and at its solar plant in Tudela, both located in Navarre, northern Spain

19 Dec | PNE Group: Gross Niendorf wind farm put into operation by WKN on schedule

At the end of 2018, the PNE Group's subsidiary WKN GmbH put the Gross Niendorf wind energy project into operation on schedule after only three months’ construction time.

11 Dec | Repowering: EDF Renewables commissions a fully renewed wind farm in Germany

EDF Renewables in Germany is announcing the repowering of the Eckolstädt wind farm, the first in a series to come. “Repowering” or renewing means the refurbishment of a facility that has reached the end of its life cycle.

11 Dec | Completion of 228MW Stronelairg Onshore Wind Farm

SSE has completed the construction and commissioning of the 66 turbine/228MW (megawatt) Stronelairg wind farm, near Fort Augustus.  With a total investment of around £350m, Stronelairg is expected to be SSE’s final wind farm to be accredited under the Renewables Obligation.

06 Dec | Four wind farms commissioned in France

Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce commercial commissioning of the Noyers Bucamps (10 MW), Hauts de Comble (20 MW) and Côteaux du Blaiseron (26 MW) wind farms, all in Northeastern France.

28 Nov | Operational Management for Polish Wind Farm of Green Bear

Eagerly, the wind energy industry looks towards Poland. After around three years of standstill, the Polish government encourages the development of wind energy again by initiating new tenders. The results have just been published.

19 Nov | RES awarded Asset Management Services Contract by NTR for Castlecraig

Castlecraig Wind Farm, owned by sustainable infrastructure investors and asset managers NTR, will be operated by leading renewable energy business, RES, following the awarding of an asset management services contract.

08 Nov | RES Complete Major Component Replacement

RES’ growing O&M team has successfully completed a major component change at Altahullion wind farm in County Derry, Northern Ireland.

01 Oct | Erova signs first Balancing Agreement ahead of the new Irish Electricity Market

Erova, an independent energy trading and services company based in Dublin with offices in London and Amsterdam, announces it has contracted with Greencoat Renewables PLC to manage the balancing requirements for two wind farms (Knockacummer and Kill Hills) as required under the new Integrated Single Electricity Market (I-SEM).

04 Dec | ABB commissions first digital substations in Italy

ABB Ability™ based technology to boost efficiency and enable supply of clean wind energy

18 Sep | Balfour Beatty innovation puts connections in pole position

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Balfour Beatty have successfully energised the connection for Dorenell wind farm in Moray. The wind farm connection, which will add capacity for a further 220 MW of renewable energy to the GB transmission system, has seen the deployment of composite poles, the first time this innovative technology has been used on the GB transmission system.

03 Apr | Vestas award Roan Wind Farm contract to DELPRO Wind

DELPRO Wind has been chosen by Vestas as HV Installation partner for Norwegian onshore project Roan wind farm, which is the first part of the very large Fosen wind farm.

08 Mar | Turkey’s TEIAS relies on ABB technology to integrate renewables

2018-03-08 - The Turkish electricity transmission company TEIAS is striving for greater sustainability and reliability of electricity transmission with the help of ABB technology

18 Dec | Highland communities in £28m funding boost

Highland communities will benefit to the tune of £28millon thanks to Britain’s newest onshore wind farm, built by SSE Renewables.

24 Sep | Increasingly Sophisticated Use of Triton Data Reflects Growing Confidence In Remote Sensing

The diverse range of applications by European wind operators and developers spans wind resource assessment, bankable due diligence and noise studies.

21 Feb | First reinforced material generated from recycled wind turbine blades

EDP Renewables, through its collaboration agreement with TRC, produces the first reinforced material generated from recycled wind turbine blades. These are the first results of the agreement signed with TRC in 2017 to develop viable and highly efficient alternatives for the recycling of decommissioned wind turbine blades.

30 Oct | World first: ALE’s bespoke onshore wind tower heightening pushes engineering boundaries

ALE has achieved another world first and provided a bespoke engineering solution to heighten the prototype of one the world’s highest wind towers, the Nabralift self-erecting tower, with limited use of cranes for significant time and cost savings in Navarra, Spain.

10 Jul | Sarens Deploys Innovative Crane Solution at German Wind Farm

PC 3800-1 used to erect turbines at Renkenberge Wind Farm

31 May | Peikko delivers rock foundations to Sørfjord wind park in Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order from Sørfjord Vindpark AS for the delivery of rock foundation technology to a wind park project located in Nordland County, Northern Norway. Sørfjord Vindpark AS is fully owned by Fortum, a leading clean energy company developing and offering solutions for its customers in electricity, heating, and cooling, as well as solutions to improve resource efficiency.

23 Feb | Global Wind Service delivering crane and installation for Čibuk 1 wind farm, Serbia

GE Renewable Energy contracted wind turbine installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) to deliver crane and installation for the commissioning of the Čibuk 1 wind farm in Serbia. Covering 57x 2.75-120m GE wind turbines, it makes it the largest wind project in the Western Balkans.

17 Dec | Vestas secures first order from enercity Erneuerbare GmbH in Germany

Vestas has received a 33 MW order from German municipal utility enercity Erneuerbare GmbH, a subsidiary of Hannover-based utility enercity AG, for the Klettwitz III B.A. 2.2 project located in Klettwitz in the Brandenburg region in eastern Germany.

12 Dec | Senvion signs 48 MW contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

Senvion has signed 47.5 megawatts (MW) firm contracts of its modular 3.XM series in Belgium, France and Portugal in the fourth quarter of 2018.

07 Dec | Vestas reinforces its leadership in Italy with 36 MW auction win

Adding to the more than 1 GW of contracts signed by Vestas in Italy’s auction system, renewable energy projects developer Andali Energia S.r.l. has placed an order for the supply and installation of ten V136-3.6 MW turbines for the 36 MW Andali wind park located in the Calabria Region in Italy.

05 Dec | Nordex awarded yet another contract for a wind farm project in Sweden

The Nordex Group has received another contract for the construction of a wind farm with large turbines in Sweden. The company is to supply six N131/3900 turbines for the "Slageryd" wind farm for its customer and international renewables company BayWa r.e.